Ariel Freedman for Ohad Naharin
Contemporary Program Guest Artist Choreographer for Ohad Naharin • July 15-20
2012 School Programs
Ariel Freedman began dancing and choreographing at the age of three in herliving room. She earned her B.F.A. at The Juilliard School, where she was a recipient of the Martha Hill Prize. After graduating, she performed with ASzURe & Artists, Baryshnikov's Hell's Kitchen Dance, and David Parker and The Bang Group. She danced in the Batsheva Ensemble for two seasons and with the Batsheva Dance Company for three.
About Ohad Naharin: Ohad Naharin, hailed as one of the world's preeminent contemporary choreographers, is choreographer and artistic director of Batsheva Dance Company. As Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company since 1990, he has guided the company with an adventurous artistic vision and reinvigorated its repertory with his captivating choreography. Naharin is also the originator of an innovative movement language, Gaga, which has enriched his extraordinary movement invention, revolutionized the company's training, and emerged as a growing force in the larger field of movement practices for both dancers and non-dancers.